The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STB over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing STB 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £390 £363
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £40.00
STB
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Miscellaneous Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
89 139 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.78% 25.74% 21.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 98 71
Median daily rate £363 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 9
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.10 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.91 £34.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -12.19%

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing STB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

STB Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

STB
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing STB across the South Wales region.

STB Daily Rate Trend in South Wales